Australia: Hate mail posted to pro-same-sex marriage Senator
The advisor to the New South Wales Senator posted anti-gay hate mail to her Facebook page.
Senator David Leyonhjelm introduced a private members bill in favour of same-sex marriage last November. His senior advisor Helen Dale posted a hand-written letter received by office on her Facebook page which said “Filthy animals like you have no place in Australia”.
It accuses him of “trying to legalise sodomy” – which is not illegal in Australia, and contains a death threat: “someone should give you a blast of shotgun”.
The full letter reads:
You are up to your dirty filthy tricks again.
You are trying to introduce gay marriage. You are trying to legalise sodomy.
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Filthy animals like you have no place in Australia. Let alone Australian parliament. Go back to the filthy place you came from.
The moment you legalize your filthy practise I would advise you to leave Australia in a hurry.
There will be a curse on you and your family.
Someone should give you a blast of shotgun. Preferably in the stomach.
You filthy animal.”